September Shows to See

9/6 – Future Perfect:  Maya Brodsky, John O’Reilly and Austin Park
at the New York Academy, 6-8pm.

9/7 – Loren Munk:  Location, Location, Location – Mapping the New York Art              World at Lesley Heller Gallery, 54 Orchard Street, 6-8pm.

9/7 – Don’t Fence Me In…Or Out curated by Lisa Corinne Davis at Lesley Heller
Gallery, 54 Orchard Street,

9/7 – Charting Ground Zero: Ten Years After
at the Woodward Gallery,
133 Eldridge Street, 6-8pm.

9/8 – Flux Thursday at the Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street in Long Island City, 8pm+.

Join us for Flux Thursday, our monthly potluck dinner and art salon! Dinner starts at 8 in the kitchen, and then around 9:30 we’ll head to the gallery.  In keeping with September’s Back to School workshops, this Flux Thursday will have a special art & tech focus.

9/8 – Jordan Kantor at Churner and Churner, 205 10th Avenue, 6-8pm.

Jordan Kantor, Untitled (Lens Flare 8017), 2009 oil on canvas, 21 x 28 inches

9/8 – Artists for Haiti at David Zwirner, 525 W 19th Street, 6-8pm.

9/8 – 9/11 Elegies: 2001-2011 by Ejay Weiss at Saint Peter’s Church, corner of
Lexington Avenue and East 54th Street, 6-8pm.

9/8 – The Me and You, Your Mother and Maybe Even Your Cousin Too & The
Hey Sister, Soul Sister Go Sister, Woah Sister
by Devin Troy Strother at
Monya Rowe Gallery, 504 W 22nd Street 2nd Floor, 6-8pm.

9/9 – Martha Wilson: I have become my own worst fear at PPOW Gallery,
535 W 22nd 3rd Floor, 6-8pm.

9/9 – The White Box Project at Black & White Gallery/Project Space, 483 Driggs
Avenue in Brooklyn, 6-9pm.

A site-specific dance installation by Noemie Lafrance and Locus Communis (commonplace), a solo exhibition by Adam Niklewicz. Different narrative elements are important for each artist: the artist’s or spectator’s body for Noemie Lafrance and common objects for Adam Niklewicz. Together, the works of these artists shift the meaning of the artistic object towards experience through unexpected artistic expression.

9/9 – Summer Garden Festival at the Bronx Museum, 1040 Grand Concourse
at 165th Street, 6pm – 12am.

9/10 – Breaking Open the Head by Mindy Shapero at Marianne Boesky Gallery,  509
W 24th Street, 6-8pm.

In a series of sculptures, Shapero addresses the head in varying states of generation and/or dissolution. In one, the concave form is filled with endless pieces of cut paper arranged into swirling rows. The resultant black void slowly reveals itself as based upon a giant face. The similarly shell-like form of another head bears a luminous gold-leafed exterior whose interior is ringed with multi-colored puffy paint. Both works treat the act of looking as an ongoing process of transformation where interiors and exteriors meld as the head becomes a symbolic representation of imaginative flux.

9/10 – Anarchism Without Adjectives:  On the Work of Christopher
D’Arcangelo (1975-1979)
at Artists Space, 38 Greene Street 3rd Floor, 6-8pm.

9/10 – Johannes Kahrs at Luhring Augustine, 531 W 24th Street, 6-8pm.

With this new body of work, Kahrs continues to pull compositional elements from images found in mass media.

9/12 – Possible Worlds: Photography and Fiction in
Mexican Contemporary Art

9/15 – Dandan by Tabaimo at James Cohan Gallery, 533 W 26th Street, 6-8pm.

9/15 – Ray Ogelsby at a Accola Griefen, 547 W 27th Street #634, 6-9pm.

9/15 – Suedehead by Lothar Temple at Anton Kern Gallery, 532 W 20th Street, 6-8pm.

9/16 – Fiber Futures:  Japan’s Textile Pioneers at the Japan Society,
333 E 47th Street.

9/16 – Eve Hesse Spectres 1960 at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, 200 Eastern Parkway
in Brooklyn.

9/16 – Raw/Cooked: Kristof Wickman at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, 200 Eastern
Parkway in Brooklyn.

This presentation of the work of Bushwick-based sculptor Kristof Wickman is the first in a major series of five ten-week-long solo exhibitions devoted to under-the-radar Brooklyn artists to be held at the Museum through September of next year.

9/17 – Everyone’s a Winner at Flux Factory, 39-31 29th Street in Long Island City,

9/22 – Saying No: Reconciling Spirituality and Resistance in Indigenous Australian Art at MoCADA, 80 Hanson Place in Brooklyn, 7-9pm.

HHH (2003) by Fiona Foley

9/23 – Ted Stamm (1944-1984) at MinusSpace, 111 Front Street Suite 226, 6-8pm.

9/23 – Sanford Biggers:  Sweet Funk – An Introspective at the Brooklyn Museum of Art, 200 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn.

9/24 – Living As Form curated by Nato Thompson of Creative Time at the historic Essex Street Market, 12-8pm.

Living as Form provides a broad look at a vast array of socially engaged practices that appear with increasing regularity in fields ranging from theater to activism, and urban planning to visual art. The project brings together twenty-five curators, documents over 100 artists’ projects in a large-scale survey exhibition inside the historic Essex Street Market building, features nine new commissions in the surrounding neighborhood, and provides a dynamic online archive of over 350 socially engaged projects.

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